CCRT Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme

The Cultural Talent Search Scholarship Scheme is implemented at the national level.

A limited number of scholarships available are available to exceptionally talented and outstanding students who have a minimum four years' training in the field of art form in which scholarship is being applied, either with a guru or in an institution is essential.

Students applying for Performing Arts are required to submit a certificate from the Guru/teacher imparting training. Scholarships are given to students in folk, traditional and indigenous art forms. Students in traditional art forms, crafts, traditions facing extinction and belonging to families of practising traditional performing arts are given preference.

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